The upcoming flagship release of OnePlus 5 has gained worldwide attention of many Android user communities since the first word was out about it.It is one of the most anticipated releases of 2017. So many speculations and expectations surrounding the features and specifications of new One Plus 5. While some features are officially confirmed yet some might just be hype.
Curiosity gets the better of everything and OnePlus 5 is no exception. It is a successor of OnePlus 3T. Probably due to prevailing tetraphobia in China, expect no OnePlus 4. Hence, we’ve got OnePlus 5 instead. So, those who are curious about this flagship release come let’s have a glance at the expected features and specifications of new One Plus 5. The OnePlus 5 stock wallpapers are already available for download.
OnePlus 5 tentative Global Release Date
OnePlus 5 will hit the global market on 20th June at 12 PM ET on Tuesday. In addition to that, there will be a series of “pop-up events” hosted in retail locations in the US and Europe where people can buy OnePlus 5.
OnePlus 5 Indian Release Date
In India, OnePlus 5 will release on 22nd June at 2 PM IST.
Stay tuned to OnePlus India for getting tickets to the launch event.
It will be also available to buy at Amazon at 4:30 PM IST the same day post-launch.
What’s New About OnePlus 5
There are lots of expectations regarding the features and specifications of New One Plus 5.
OnePlus will come loaded with 2.35GHz octa-core Qualcomm SnapDragon 835 Processor. This has been officially confirmed by both Qualcomm and OnePlus. It is Qualcomm’s fastest chipset.So, we can expect high efficiency.
“OnePlus 5 is coming soon and we are excited that it will use Snapdragon 835.”
Recent information from the source code of Amazon site, confirms a robust 8GB RAM and 128GB Internal Storage in OnePlus 5.
OnePlus 5 will incorporate Oxygen OS on Android 7.1 Nougat, which is the latest technology.
The most noteworthy and hyped feature, which led to lots of alleged leaks claiming that OnePlus 5 will have Dual Camera Mode.
Well, Hold your breath !! As we are writing this, OnePlus Officially confirmed that OnePlus 5 is definitely coming with a Dual Camera !!!
As you can see the two cameras are present horizontally in the upper left corner. And the LED flash present next to it.
And yes You guessed it right !! It sure seems inspired from the Apple iPhone 7.
In addition to this, recently CEO Pete Lau shared a night camera shot taken from OnePlus 5.
It showed the phone’s enhanced optics in low light.
From the pic posted above, we can expect that OnePlus 5 will probably have
- 5.5-inch display
- Optic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
- Resolution of 1080 x 1920
Also, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau had earlier said that the OnePlus 5 is going to be the thinnest phone in the OnePlus Series.
So, we can expect a sleek and curvier body which has similar looks inspired from the Apple iPhone 7 yet keeping the uniqueness of OnePlus.
OnePlus 5 may have an embedded front mounted Fingerprint Sensor.
Addressing Touch Latency Issues
Also, OnePlus is taking great care to overcome the touch latency issues by using a special high-speed camera to track screen movements and measure input speeds.
Hence, apps will respond much quicker to user touch for a seamless user experience.
With all these features and specifications of New One Plus 5, it seems a bit pricey provided it has a dual camera and latest Snapdragon 835 Processor.
OnePlus 3T costs EUR 460.So we can expect the OnePlus 5 will cost similar or more.
OnePlus 5: Yay or Nay
Therefore, after having a glance on features and Specifications of New One Plus 5, we can say that it is a perfect flagship when compared with flagships of Samsung and Apple iPhone.
OnePlus 5 offers amazing features at a comparatively reasonable budget.
If you are a staunch Android user, then this flagship is your game.
Or else if you want to have a sleek yet efficient device like iPhone, but you are budget conscious, then OnePlus 5 is your call of swag without any doubt.